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Archives: August 8, 2010

Ask me anything

Who are those at DU that you consider celebrities?

To the person who posted about "Sherlock" on BBC

California and pot legalization?

When President Obama Comes To Chicago Does He Fly Into.....

A Introduction Post

Has anyone ever noticed (and asked why) the Democratic leader in the U.S. Senate

Help me with these questions about same sex marriage(from my wing-nut sister)

(Wiki)Leak case spotlights an MIT divide

BP

Khadr trial will be a window into America's war on terror

Kathleen Sebelius has a full plate with implementing health-care reform

Navy Doctor Arrested as Sex Offender

For House Democrats: More Favorable Terrain Than ‘94

Medicare's private eyes let fraud cases get cold

DoD Buzz: Last $5B Tac Missile Competition

WikiLeaks says it will publish new documents

Military retirement system broken, board says

Jobless rates for vets still inching upward

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

When times are good ... Hell, when were times good for you?

Telethons

Death Gyres in the Gulf? Massive BP coverup?

Death Gyres in the Gulf? Massive BP coverup?

Amanpour/This Week, NOW (edt.)

Question about number of posts....

Health care reform changes kick in next month -- we tell you what to expect

Health care reform changes kick in next month -- we tell you what to expect

Sunday talk show tip sheet - Dianna Heitz - POLITICO.com

Ooops.

Sunday Yakfests

Ideally we'll have 12 months in and 36 months at home.

Ideally we'll have 12 months in and 36 months at home.

Commentary: Despite Obama's pledge, our Iraq commitment hasn't ended

Republic vs. Democracy - Rule by Law vs. Rule by Majority

co-worker says Hoover's spending caused great depression.

For DUers who don't like Tim Tebow

BP ROV watching and some hope for the Gulf

Tax Free weekend??- it is today in TN SC OK NC VA NM Alabama & MD

Afghanistan despatch: 'If Nato pulls out too early there will be civil war again'

The Banshee is on c-span2

GOP Obstructionism Continues to Plague Obama's Judicial Nominees

George W Bush is not the "past" - he is the present.

Mistah KURTZ's hardhitting REAL journalism: at the Playboy Mansion AND HEFNER is naming names

NYT --- Study: Contemporary Mosques Are A Deterrent To The Spread Of Terrorism

A Sea Shepherd stated on this week's Whale Wars that whalers first attack baby whales.

Darwin's Nightmare.....

Battle lines drawn on taxes

Can someone please explain to me what the purpose is of Sunday morning talk shows?

Republican Attacks on 14th Amendment Exposes Insecurity About November

Republicans and Political Madness

Boner wants you factory workers

"Message In A Bottle" Gulf oil workers find letters to fallen soldier

We always expect the right wing to be mean, homophobic, racist, misogynistic and utterly stupid

So what happened to the greatest post the other day "Deleted sub-thread"

So what happened to the greatest post the other day "Deleted sub-thread"

Toronto Star: Harper’s Ottawa becomes Republican la-la land

Numbers

Great. Another $5 billion dollar target barge in the works.

Attorney who argued Prop 8 ruling discusses same-sex and interracial marriage with Chris Wallace

Deadly bomb blast in Iraq

What if : Falsified Documents in Power Plant Construction

I'm am glad to finally see some competence exhibited by the Supreme Court

NYT: Mosque protests at Ground Zero and beyond...in Temecula, CA, even the dogs are Teabaggin'

Emergency Petition to Google: Don't be evil - stand up for the free and open Internet

Emergency Petition to Google: Don't be evil - stand up for the free and open Internet

If I'm able to make it to the Oct. 2 march on Washington

political toon 2

Michelle and Sasha have lunch with Spanish King.

Beetle Bailey's tribute to a classic photo (not to the A-bomb)

We the People, in order to form a more moronic Union, establish injustice, ensure domestic stupidity

We the People, in order to form a more moronic Union, establish injustice, ensure domestic stupidity

Fidel Castro has issued a dire warning of a nuclear "holocaust" in speech before Parliament

U.S. lost 104,000 businesses in first year of recession

Toon: Well, there's definitely less oil...

Toon: Well, there's definitely less oil...

Fred Thompson ads on DU?

Scotland's Catholic Church leader says gov't ministers should not "crawl like lapdogs" before U.S.

political toon 3

Libertarians and libertarian philosophy is just a waste of skin and paper

Gulf Oil Spill Health Hazards

Gulf Oil Spill Health Hazards

Tell me it's not hypocrisy

U.S. Special Forces train Afghans in own image, success could lead to troop withdrawals in region

"It's time to have an adult conversation about spending."

political toon

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot

Shakespeare in the Parking Lot

Screw it. We'll do it live.

Republicans Push Back Primaries One Month - NYT

Republicans Push Back Primaries One Month - NYT

Texas atty general's Job 1 is not fighting crooks or protecting consumers, but suing Obama

Ed Markey: Deniers of global warming should 'start their own country'

Ed Markey: Deniers of global warming should 'start their own country'

2 letters from American Association of Physicians and Surgeons...in my paper

Florida (R) Official Timed Official Trips with Personal Travel

Florida (R) Official Timed Official Trips with Personal Travel

World Mayors Conference Warns of Nuclear Threat

World Mayors Conference Warns of Nuclear Threat

Accusations of denial as fires and smoke kill in Russia – Bodies piling up in hospital basements

damn-global corporation effects on the US

damn-global corporation effects on the US

About the "illegal" who killed a nun in Va. this week - A *shocker* of an editorial

so i have one sharpies ticket

From the Gulf Coast to Wales: A Message in a Bottle Brings Hope and Healing

From the Gulf Coast to Wales: A Message in a Bottle Brings Hope and Healing

Thom Hartmann listed corporate spenders in 2010 elections, but I missed it

Indiana governor compares debt to 'child abuse'

PETE: The Future of Solar Power

Pres. Obama plays presidential pickup with NBA stars for 'wounded warriors'

WHAT? THE US ECONOMY HAS NO CLOTHES?!

Wildfires in Russia could spread to region near Chernobyl disaster

Wildfires in Russia could spread to region near Chernobyl disaster

End of America - Naomi Watts - some scary historical comparisons......

Funny caption malfunction at NPR website

HEY! Mr. Tan in a Can! Unless "Boehner" is Native American in origin, go FUCK yourself.

UAW and Rainbow Push Announce Aug. 28th Detroit March

Oh great. They're weeding out bad gulf seafood by smelling it.

Oh great. They're weeding out bad gulf seafood by smelling it.

National Conference on Socialism - Nov. 13-14 - Los Angeles

Across Nation, Mosque Projects Meet Opposition

South Africa media fear new rules on reporting

“Obama never drank the Kool-Aid on the (Afghanistan) counterinsurgency case"

United States banks' key role in Mexico's drug gangs and dirty money

Blackberry-Saudi Arabia To Share User Data In Deal That Could Set Precedent

IL cuts textbook funds, increasing schoolbook price, which is already the highest in the nation

PetsOvernight.com: Delivering "Little Bundles of Love," in a box, directly to your door!

combine all threads that say if we criticize or demand anything of Obama, the GOP wins

best slam of the day

Happy belated birthday, Mr. President!

sigh..poll about Obamacare...please respond.

I dunno what to think about NYTimes "At Vegans’ Weddings, Beef or Tofu?" re Clinton wedding

I dunno what to think about NYTimes "At Vegans’ Weddings, Beef or Tofu?" re Clinton wedding

Pakistan Reeling

I've figured out why the health care disparity affects me so much..it's ME!

MLK's Niece Speaks At NOM's Hate Tour

What constitutes 'General Welfare' in our constitution?

2007: More than 26,600 gallons of oil remaining at Prince William Sound.

Across Nation, Mosque Projects Meet Opposition

Rapture in Florda?

Pssssssssstttttttttt - has anyone told Rush that 89, 134 people

Elaine Marshall of NC is gaining on Sen Richard Burr.

Women post half-page ad in Washington Post calling on Craigslist to pull "adult services" ads

Defense lobbyist indicted on 11 counts

Golf courses are dying. Now can we get action on Global warming?

Golf courses are dying. Now can we get action on Global warming?

OK-my rebuttal letter on repealing medicare and medicaid sponsored by AAPS

Republicans learnt one thing from the Nazis. Tactics

i just keep getting Pissed..The AAPS National Doctors Tea Party was today

How W and his pals corrupted the spooks

An SNL skit that America could really use, and soon

Wall Street bill sweeps away stray remnant of 1933 Glass-Steagall Act

Washington's Muteness on Prop 8 a Sign of Cynicism, Not Progress

Washington's Muteness on Prop 8 a Sign of Cynicism, Not Progress

"We can 'save' Medicare by expanding it" great piece in Santa Cruz Sentinel

Spike Lee: US government lying about oil spill cleanup

Dear Robert Rubin, please go away and never come back.....Thanks in advance

Two Former Treasury Secretaries who Screwed Workers Oppose More Help, Now

Global climate change deniers look. All of these stories found on DU's front page

When teachers are slashed, the children pay

How Bad The Job Market Is

Sacramento Bee: Weed goes mainstream

11 p.m. EDT CSPAN2 Book TV - Alexander Zaitchik discusses "Common Nonsense" .....

High CRCT test scores trumped honesty

Boies To A Lying Tony Perkins: "It's a lonely place to Lie under oath."

I'm Pissed the R Assholes Have Held up Liu's Nomination

Sunday's Doonesbury: "Beck U"

Confusion leads to curiosity.

Confusion leads to curiosity.

Toon: Newt, Marriage Expert!

Activists rally to 'Free Bradley Manning' in WikiLeaks case

My "what if" for the day...

Sign the Petition in defense of Wikileaks whistleblowers who are defending democracy!

Tweety wonders if Obama's "youth and relative newness" will be a "plus or a minus" in 2012

Suggestion for Gobernadera BREWER's next marriage/event: EX-illegal alien MarcoAntonioSOLIS

Not just Latinos are getting harassed in Arizona--now they play cowboys and Injuns

Not just Latinos are getting harassed in Arizona--now they play cowboys and Injuns

Liberals vow to back state aid, but restore food stamp funding

On the Money: Market Fears Flip from Inflation to Deflation

NY Times: Across Nation, Mosque Projects Meet Opposition

71% Think Prop 8 is Unconstitutional – Source: Fox News

Pumapunku....Amazing!

Dem Michigan Gubernatorial Candidate Needs Our Help!

Scientific Perspective, and the Gulf of Mexico

Media Matters: Breitbart Wants "Closure"? Tell It To ACORN

Toronto Star: Making it easier to ignore the poor

Pat Tillman's mother on Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal: I told you so

This Week with Amanpour.

GOP heresy? Boehner won’t say tax cuts pay for themselves

Valley Hospital (Ridgewood, NJ) is starting to buy medical practices outright.

I Took my teenage son to see :"Restrepo" last night (Afghanistan)

Thank you Bradley Manning - "You Are Not Alone. You Are Not Alone" - By Ray McGovern

Suburban Chicago man charged with killing brother's cat

Quick, please help me out with info re 9/11 attacks and "ground zero mosque"

Quick, please help me out with info re 9/11 attacks and "ground zero mosque"

ok-this is NOT the week to have PMS..editorials in my local "bad" paper

For people who were interested in the Skip Gates arrest, his lawyer speaks

For people who were interested in the Skip Gates arrest, his lawyer speaks

••• BP pulling more sh*t, trying to f*ck up the Gulf well ALL OVER AGAIN •••

David Fiderer: Financial Regulations Meaningless Without Gov't Vigilance

Someone's been playing Grand Theft Auto. The eternal "turf war" with Satan

Spree killer and "right wing revolutionary" Baker might be considered sane and could stand trial

Celebrating Turkish bridegroom kills relatives

Ted Olsen explains the Constitutional case for gay marriage

Heads up Dog Lovers - And Man Created Dog

Have you ever noticed?

Former Prime Minister accuses Stephen Harper's government of trying to "dumb down" Canadians

An Interesting Comment

Greenpeace: Is the Oil Gone?

UPTON SINCLAIR on Americans' paradoxical views on socialism

Sheikh Your Newtie- -The Gingrich-Bin Laden alliance.

The Alarming Consequences Of Judge Walker's Prop 8 Ruling:

Corporate-backed conservative groups sue to halt Maine's matching funds campaign law

Less complaining, more helping

Arab American Institute president: Republicans exploiting fears of Muslims

I have it on good authority that Vegans are space aliens...

Great TOON to send to the RW H8ers

Turning Point - Justice Elena Kagan

Peace and justice movement applying for permits to march on the Democratic National Convention

OK. Who's to blame for the insanity over mosques?

Worst person of the 20th Century?

US agency rules out health threat from oil dispersants

Are you pro worker-labor? A must read, Anne Feeney

Ezra Klein Gets Snookered (re: Paul Ryan)

Finalist dies at world sauna championships (this is not an onion article)

Tommy Chong is on "Huckabee" on Faux right now!

Draw down in Iraq continues with 3rd ID in the lead

Tea'baggers drawn to Williamsburg, seeking advice from Founding Fathers

TuckerCarlsonsNext FailedEndeavor.com

Bwaaaaahahahahhaha - Boehner

The Diggergate Scandal

Illinois Does A Few Adult Films To Make Ends Meet

I just wrote a very good LTTE re. illegal immigration

'There wasn't much blood about': Detective who found weapons expert David Kelly's body

Shelf lives of bookstore cats

Orange people aren't very bright

Forced to retire, some take Social Security early

Tea Party At The Lobster Fest Parade (well of course they fucked up the spelling)

Tea Party At The Lobster Fest Parade (well of course they fucked up the spelling)

2 dads coerced into falsely confessing to murdering their own kids!

'Were You Born on the Wrong Continent?'

Boehner on MTP: Ending Bush Tax Cuts will raise taxes on people we expect to create jobs in America

Should all officials in the RCC hierarchy watch the movie Capricorn One at least once?

My faith in the resolution of our nation's troubles is like my faith in my own redemption

60 Minutes rerunning the pull the plug on granny segment.

No, Cardinal Mahony, Judge Walker Got it Right - FDL

We have lost a true champion for justice: Jim Robinson, former law school dean, U.S. attorney

Republican Extremists Push for Nullification

So Governor Brewer

Thank you Mods for letting Mr Pitt back in

Karrer: Promises, promises about education

Alan Dershowitz: Anti-Defamation League Should Not Oppose Mosques at Ground Zero

10 Years ago today Lieberman was picked to run as VP on Dem Ticket

My check card number has been stolen lost $800

Stormfront Promotes Deleted Glenn Beck White Power Twitter Fave

A Muslim victim of 9/11: 'Build your mosque somewhere else'

A Muslim victim of 9/11: 'Build your mosque somewhere else'

A Muslim victim of 9/11: 'Build your mosque somewhere else'

Canola gone wild! Uh-oh, transgenic plants are escaping and interbreeding

Canola gone wild! Uh-oh, transgenic plants are escaping and interbreeding

Obama’s Relentless Abandonment of Progressive Nominees - EmptyWheel

NYT On The Fear & Hatred Not Limited To NYC, Mosque Projects Across America Meet Opposition

Women kicked off Delta flight after reporting she smelled alcohol on pilots breath

Yes, I'm not a scientist, and I'm not an environmental expert

An article about Bradley Manning (among other things he is gay)

slash Social Security?

My "what if" for the day...

MEDICARE FOR ALL

The Terrorist Geology of Impact

NY Times: Spending Less and Finding Happiness

Coffee shops are taking Wi-Fi off the menu

They Must Be Aliens

Weed Goes Mainstream

MI5 HEAD TOLD BLAIR IRAQ NO THREAT Most US media ignoring explosive testimony by former MI5 head

Ah preparing that class on poli sci

Death Of Nun, Sister Denise Mosier, Sparks Anti-Immigration Backlash In Virginia

Fox on Sex: The New Foreplay? It's 'Choreplay'

WOW,,,Boehner on Meet the Press...

If you are poor in this nation, please die quickly. We just got word

Are there still corner drugstores?

only about 2000 women in france wear niqab, many of them french converts

My last post for a few days. Why? (PHOTOS - DIAL UP WARN)

Best person of the 20th Century?

In Arizona, ethnic harmony has given way to fear

His Moment of Truth

Genetically modified Canola found flourishing in the wild.

Where Did the Carter White House's Solar Panels Go?

We're in a Recession Because the Rich Are Raking in an Absurd Portion of the Wealth

Pushing back: unions support progressive challengers to "Roadkill Caucus"

Dick Morris Email Reveals Repub Plot to BANKRUPT STATES/UNIONS !

My health insurance changes for the coming year:

The beatings will continue until morale improves, or until the 'vast leftwing conspiracy' is quashed

The beatings will continue until morale improves, or until the 'vast leftwing conspiracy' is quashed

Toon: Yes I can see you are very serious about cutting spending

Should the DNC spend any more money on Blanche Lincoln?

caption time!

You are welcome!

OH! Yes they can!

Oooh!

I will follow you into the dark

AC/DC's "Back In Black" was released THIRTY YEARS ago? Are you KIDDING me?

AC/DC's "Back In Black" was released THIRTY YEARS ago? Are you KIDDING me?

Know what I hate? People who simply repeat their subject lines as the text of their posts.

"HEY! HEY! If I wanna hear you talk, I'm gonna shove my arm up your *** and work you like a puppet!"

Let's hear it for well-behaved infants!

Let's hear it for well-behaved infants!

Things could be much worse

Time for Morning Maniac Music.

To professional book reviewers: YOU PISS ME OFF

Truckin for Jesus

Wyclef Jean running for president of India

Maslow's Hierarchy of Robot Needs

Meh. I'd rather have DS1 back.

There's a fine line between being a celebrity and being notorious

People are ALWAYS clamoring to see sweet, sweet pictures of my wedding night.

just put 500 on tcu to be in the top ten

OK, I Love this Stuff .......

Xpost from GD: Beetle Bailey's tribute to a classic photo (not to the Bomb)

The terrorists WIN: MSNBC - "Cold beer and hot dogs can trigger headaches"...and a nation weeps.

No movie has made me laugh so much before making me so angry during the credits - "The Other Guys."

so I broke my arm

DU SONG OF THE DAY

anyone want to go to sharpies 500?

Did you jailbreak your iPod Touch/iPhone yet?

Just got back from seeing Bob Dylan

Which DUer makes the best word salad?

I feel sorry for the people that really feel sorry for atheists...

Finland reigns supreme in the Kingdom of Saunaland...

Pi

Wuthering Heights

Ever go to wedding reception with a thousand or fifteen hundred people there? Or more?

What's bad is good?

Hounds of Love

Playing Public Image's Metal Box album

Hay

I'm going to see Jimmy Buffett on Tuesday.

I still haven't figured out the meaning of life ...

The world's most annoying fly will not leave me alone.

All Your Base Are Belong To Us

It's not his birthday, or any other anniversary, but I just want to recall Dick York.

Hey.

Proof that lawyers are dicks ?

Anyone see "The Ghost Writer"?

How many universes?

What did LeftyFingerPop say when he dropped an F-bomb?

A Bump on My Wrist

dupe n/t

General question: How do your prejudices help you?

Man arrested after attacking another at Olive Garden

Who ever invented Biscotti deserves to go to heaven

My fax machine is out of film. It keeps beeping.

Happy Birthday to my Father...91 years young today!

What kind of spider is this?

Sweet Sleep (pic)

Who Has The Best Posts On DU?

I think I saw Tobin and his truck.....

Hay.

Hi-de-ho.

World's dumbest sport has a fatality

Who's to blame for the insanity over mosquitoes?

Gary Numan's Tubeway Army was years ahead of its time

WTH is a meme? Use it in a sentence.

Damn , most of my colleagues and friends my age are starting to have their first babies

Seinfeld if not just a sitcom , it is a 20th century masterpiece in that form

so...my kids are off on their one week vacation w/dad-first time in 7 years.

Alright - what if we were to have the ultimage Burger-Off? Who would participate?

The best films of the '00s

You have a choice! Whattaburger or In-N-Out?

Best tomato in the world

Damn truckers

5 movies to own.

Visit to Praha. (pictures)

So the doc gave me Morphine

What do you think is the most overrated film?

Who are those at DU that you consider outcasts ?

Things I've proven gay marriage will cause

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Product Recall Edition

There is not enough ZZ Top in this world

An unexpected houseguest (pic)

***** ^^^^^^^^^^ ********** Name Removed APPRECIATION THREAD ********** ^^^^^^^^^^ *****

I really feel sorry for atheists...

I was being nice before... but I actually feel that ATHEISTS ARE EVIL!!!!!

XemaSab are you around? or any other avian-o-philes

"The anti-business president’s pro-business recovery"

Obama's endangered economists: Is Larry Summers pushing Obama other economics advisors out the door?

Another problem in the news with immigration

Global Unionism At Work: F&P Union For Thailand

Calif. city official's salary package topped $1.5M

Gulf Oil Spill Health Hazards

What Is To Be Done(?)

Mall implements 'youth escort policy'

People are stupid, take 263748

R's have stymied economic recovery to try and sell more tax cuts for the rich and more deregulation

Reframe the Bush Tax Cuts as the Obama Tax Cuts

Joe Klein

The Real Democratic Party Platform

United States banks' key role in Mexico's drug gangs and dirty money

Landslides kill at least 127 in China (About 2,000 more are missing)

NYT: Use Revenue from Reinstating Taxes on the Rich to Put People Back to Work Rebuilding Country

Stimulus money helps homeless schoolchildren

GOP cash woes threaten fall gains

Ted Olson on Prop. 8 decision: That's why we have judges

If Obama Has A Primary Challenger in 2012, It Will Be From The Right of the Democratic Party

Obama Backs Plan to Return BP Penalty Money to Gulf Region

Sleeping-Bag Maker Tells Obama Job Creation Depends on Import Protection

When David Boies destroyed Tony Perkins on 'FTN" - "We put fear and prejudice on trial..." (VIDEO)

Divided Government Redux? Sen. Mitch McConnell's plan to turn Obama into Bill Clinton

Which of these do YOU think should be the basic idea behind Democratic foreign policy?

Bon appétit, Mr. President. Uh, pardon me if I order something else?

For Obama, basketball with an important audience

I now know who the repugs will run as their candidate for President in 2012

So I clicked on a Drudge ad that's anti-Equal Rights on marriage and the talkin' points are nuts

Chrysler expected to announce 2Q operating profit

Dems for Snyder worry GOP(MI-Gov)

His Moment of Truth

If you endorse one well capping, then you endorse them all.

Battle lines drawn on taxes

I have a question for the more economically astute...

Want to see what a real Democratic leader looks like? Take a look at Jeff Merkley

In New Orleans, New Evidence of a Beating by Police (3 days after Katrina)

Where Did the Carter White House's Solar Panels Go?

Update: Flash floods inundate central Europe, 15 dead

On this day in 1974:

I'm not going to let you do it!!

Helpful links for folks tracking Obama's judiciary appointments

Death Of Nun, Sister Denise Mosier, Sparks Anti-Immigration Backlash In Virginia

Downpours hamper Pakistan flood relief for 15 million people

AP source: Ousted HP CEO settles with accuser

India Floods: 33 Indian soldiers among 145 killed in Leh flash floods

Shoreline "trashed" in Michigan Oil spill

Police: 2 officers, 3 other people shot in NYC

On the Money: Market Fears Flip from Inflation to Deflation

Breakthrough In Hope For Meningitis Vaccine

Iran set to execute 18-year-old on false charge of sodomy

Ex-president of Colombia files suit against Chávez over guerrilla support

U.S. officials condemn attacks on aid workers in Afghanistan

Obama's Gallup approval rating creeps back above water

In Arizona, ethnic harmony has given way to fear

Venezuela and Colombia leaders to hold talks on rift

Iran Expatriates Get Chilly Reception

Venezuela and Colombia leaders to hold talks on rift

Chris Hedges: Obama’s Health Care Bill Is Enough to Make You Sick

Chavez: US diplomat won't be accepted as envoy

Fears over plan to sell strategic Georgian pipeline

First trial of Gitmo prisoner under Obama administration to begin

North Korea seizes South Korean fishing boat

NATO: 3 US service members killed in Afghanistan

Former actress at center of HP harassment claim says she's sorry Hurd lost job

Wanker of the Day: Maureen Dowd (RE: Michelle Obama)

Far From Ground Zero, New Mosques Face Hostile, Aggressive Opposition Across U.S.

Well capping brings relief but fear of abandonment

I give up. Obama should decide against running in 2012.

Sephora makes about face, decides to press charges against former Mayor Rudy Giuliani's kid

'Honour killing' suspected in murder of British couple in Pakistan

Police: Arizona escapees may be in Yellowstone area

Mutilated Afghan girl comes to L.A. for treatment

Oscar-Winner Actress Patricia Neal Dies at 84 (Star of 'The Fountainhead,' 'A Face In The Crowd')

Spike Lee bashes US report on vanished Gulf oil

How about after Obama/Biden wins in 2012; Biden is appointed SecState, Dean VP, Wes Clark SecDef

List of things the left didn't want Obama to do anytime.

Obama And Dems Positive Accomplishments Appreciation Thread

PHOTO: Dem Jack Conway and Tea Party darling Rand Paul at the Fancy Farm BBQ on Saturday in KY

Ex-Mexico president calls for legalizing drugs

Cardinal attacks US over Lockerbie bomber reaction

Activists rally to 'Free Bradley Manning' in WikiLeaks case

Pakistan will need billions for flood recovery: UN

Obama will not run again

US pledge every possible support for flood relief in Pakistan

Mike Malloy - "Remembering Hiroshima" by TimFromLA - Part 1

Mike Malloy - "Remembering Hiroshima" by TimFromLA - Part 2

Midweek Politics: Glenn Beck Inciting Murder? Essence Magazine Racist for White Hire?

Powerful Question For Taliban Who Murdered The Aid Workers: "Is This The Best Way Of Serving God?"

Olbermann: Judge Walker, Prop 8 Ruling, Anti-Gay Extremists, Sharron Angle, and Nathan Deal

The Ongoing WikiLeaks Saga (AlJazeera's 'The Listening Post')

Kimmel: Uncle Frank points out that when Palin attacks Obama she's projecting HER FAULTS onto him

Liz Cheney On Obama...." Like He's The Decider"

President Obama helps Veterans after President Bush screwed them.

Boehner calls for more deregulation then blames deregulation for crisis' on Wall Street & Gulf

Solar highways?

David Boies Destroys Tony Perkins' Bigoted Prop 8 Arguments

Dem Rapid Response: It's A Simple Question Mr. Boehner, Are The Bush Tax Cuts Paid For?

The Brotherhood of Man (1946)

Ted Olson On FNS: ‘Would You Like Fox’s Right To Free Press Put Up To A Vote?’

MSNBC: Cenk's Message To President Obama

Fox News completely distorts Proposition 8 (gay marriage) decision

Political Analysis And Bullshit

What Is To Be Done(?)

In Search of a New Playbook

Historian Garry Wills - Obama's Legacy: Afghanistan

Salon - Palin, Twitter, how she made the media slaves to her 140-character bursts of self-expression

Brewing legal disputes could define Kagan's early tenure

What Americans Want From Their Federal Government

CNN opinion piece "Same-sex marriage will hurt families, society"

Ky. op-ed: Mitch is like Groucho Marx

Fact Check: No (again), that is not Obama's birth certificate from Kenya

War on drugs: why the US and Latin America could be ready to end a fruitless 40-year struggle

Protofascism Comes to America

US Senator likens Infosys to a 'chop shop' (Indian IT Co)

Obama's struggle with the economy and the GOP's cloak of invisibility

Finding New Life (and Profit) in Doomed Trees

July 23, 2010 Nat Grid Says Bio Gas Can Meet 25% of Demand

Nuclear Energy: A Zero Sum Gain?

The world's first really green oil deal

Farmers brace for worst locust plague in decades (on top of mouse plague)

Monsoon floods kil hundreds in Asia while Russia smolders

Some good news: It's been a great year for Cook's petrels off of the California coast

Tim Tebow got a taste of rookie hazing in the NFL on Saturday when his Broncos teammates decided to

Goose Gossage night at Security Service Field in Colorado Springs >>

anyone want to go to sharpies?

one free sharpies 500 ticket

just put 500 on tcu to be in the top ten

Toronto's Brandon Morrow no-hits Tampa Bay through 8 2/3 innings...

Spain #1 in FIFA rankings. US #13 (+1)

Tiger Woods Ends up +18, 27 back after his Final Round at the Bridgestone Invitational.

My team rules, your team sucks.

Tim Tebow gets hazed

Tennis: Men’s top 10 to be without Americans for first time

There is NFL Football on TV this evening at 8pm - order will be restored.

Video of a Hurricanes draft pick Jeff Skinner goal at Team Canada practice.

FARC attack Pan-American Highway

52 congress candidates are 'suspicious': El Espectador .

Ex-president of Colombia files suit against Chávez over guerrilla support

Here we go -- Hugo going to Bogota on Tuesday

Chavez vetos Larry Palmer; has some advice for Obama

The last one in the class

Gun advocates want to carry firearms at Arts, Beats and Eats

Who would ever need a gun at a bar? Or a Park?

Should the names of those with a concealed carry permit be public?

Sharron Angle Would Refuse Money From Company That Support Gay Rights

NOM Tour in Orlando...a tremendous fail

From a Mormon Gay Couple: Thank You Judge Walker

Can we use Judge Walker's decision to quash DoMA?

No I still don't think Ann Coulter is fabulous.

Today in Labor History Aug 8 Cesar Chavez is posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Hugo Boss: A look behind the scenes as determined workers fight to keep their plant open

Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) Urges Support Hyatt Workers in Their Disputes

Millions of older workers doing physically demanding jobs

California Nurses a Royal Pain for Billionaire Candidate

Oct 2 DC One Nation march for jobs gets support of AFL-CIO

Yawning Deficits Put Public Sector Workers in the Crosshairs

My Scene of Summer entry

Some shots from my sabbatical.

Not a bee.

The Wilson Parrot Foundation at Old Town Alexandria, VA

OK, you are the only people I can share this with!!

Zenyatta wins 18 of 18!

Three Different Takes on Aid Priorities in Gaza (OneWorld.net)

Book of Abstracts from the ICHEP2010.

Is Wikipedia Biased Against Israel?

Belief and the ‘Backfire phenomena’

Challenge to theists

Do you believe that a positive, whole number that is odd cannot also be even?

Clearing out (other) people's stuff.

Fascinating post in GD re: shame versus guilt

Everything is before us

Self-Love Meditation

Starcodes - Heather Roan Robbins

Effectiveness of statins is called into question (L.A.Times)

Finalist dies in world sauna championship

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